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Language and learning support

Language and learning support

Dear friends and supporters of the Contact Café, Since Dec 2014 we as nehemia team e.V. offer once a week the contact café for people with refugee background. Here integration happens through encounters between Germans and refugees and help can be offered to cope with...

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Farewell to Raja Sekhar Gudala

Farewell to Raja Sekhar Gudala

We are sorry to inform you that our dear friend and faithful co-worker Raja Sekhar Gudala passed away on 5 May 2021 at Rajahmundry Hospital at the age of 47 due to Covid-19 infection. We are deeply saddened by the news. Raja was a faithful and dedicated worker in our...

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The officially unofficial social system: Indian castes

The officially unofficial social system: Indian castes

Officially, the Indian caste system was already abolished in 1948, but the reality is different. People are still divided into castes, i.e. social classes, which are automatically assigned certain rights, duties and privileges. In India, you can neither move up nor...

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Women Empowerment for Indian Dalits

Women Empowerment for Indian Dalits

Since the end of 2020, the nehemia team has been working in the southern state of Telangana with the organization "7 Fruits Foundation", which offers women, especially among the Dalits, new opportunities for a self-determined life in dignity and some independence....

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Many Christians flee from Islamist terror

Many Christians flee from Islamist terror

Burkina Faso, which translates as "land of the upright people," is a West African state located south of the Niger Arc and bordered by Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana and the Ivory Coast. A moderate form of Islam is practiced in Burkina Faso, so that for decades a...

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Ukraine’s year in review

Ukraine’s year in review

The year 2020 was the year of "shaking" for our team in Ukraine. It was a difficult year for so many. Here in Ukraine, Covid has brought much hardship and suffering to families and communities. Many of us on staff at Nehemiah have fallen ill with Covid. One of our...

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOYALTY

THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOYALTY

…despite difficult times…we and all the children in the projects appreciate this very much. Therefore a big THANK YOU to our loyal circle of friends. Without you, the projects and the necessary aid measures, especially in the current time with all the "Corona-related"...

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Eduard’s grand entrance

Eduard’s grand entrance

As part of our "Corona Solidarity Program", our Ukrainian nehemia team brought food and Corona education materials to children and their families in a nearby Roma village. They met the nine-year-old, deaf and dumb Eduard. His unmarried mother has two other children by...

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Language and learning support

Language and learning support

Dear friends and supporters of the Contact Café, Since Dec 2014 we as nehemia team e.V. offer once a week the contact café for people with refugee background. Here integration happens through encounters between Germans and refugees and help can be offered to cope with...

The education offensive in Transcarpathia / Ukraine begins!

The education offensive in Transcarpathia / Ukraine begins!

After months of filling out applications, poring over figures and drafting concepts, our applications for financial support have been approved. Thank God! The "Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation" and "Aktion Mensch" have officially approved the funding. We were...

Learning support for children with a refugee background

Learning support for children with a refugee background

Project start of the learning support was already in June. We are very happy to support these children who had hardly any help with online lessons during the lockdown. The program has been very well received and the children are enjoying learning while their mothers...

Farewell to Raja Sekhar Gudala

Farewell to Raja Sekhar Gudala

We are sorry to inform you that our dear friend and faithful co-worker Raja Sekhar Gudala passed away on 5 May 2021 at Rajahmundry Hospital at the age of 47 due to Covid-19 infection. We are deeply saddened by the news. Raja was a faithful and dedicated worker in our...

The officially unofficial social system: Indian castes

The officially unofficial social system: Indian castes

Officially, the Indian caste system was already abolished in 1948, but the reality is different. People are still divided into castes, i.e. social classes, which are automatically assigned certain rights, duties and privileges. In India, you can neither move up nor...

Women Empowerment for Indian Dalits

Women Empowerment for Indian Dalits

Since the end of 2020, the nehemia team has been working in the southern state of Telangana with the organization "7 Fruits Foundation", which offers women, especially among the Dalits, new opportunities for a self-determined life in dignity and some independence....

Many Christians flee from Islamist terror

Many Christians flee from Islamist terror

Burkina Faso, which translates as "land of the upright people," is a West African state located south of the Niger Arc and bordered by Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana and the Ivory Coast. A moderate form of Islam is practiced in Burkina Faso, so that for decades a...

Ukraine’s year in review

Ukraine’s year in review

The year 2020 was the year of "shaking" for our team in Ukraine. It was a difficult year for so many. Here in Ukraine, Covid has brought much hardship and suffering to families and communities. Many of us on staff at Nehemiah have fallen ill with Covid. One of our...

THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOYALTY

THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOYALTY

…despite difficult times…we and all the children in the projects appreciate this very much. Therefore a big THANK YOU to our loyal circle of friends. Without you, the projects and the necessary aid measures, especially in the current time with all the "Corona-related"...

Eduard’s grand entrance

Eduard’s grand entrance

As part of our "Corona Solidarity Program", our Ukrainian nehemia team brought food and Corona education materials to children and their families in a nearby Roma village. They met the nine-year-old, deaf and dumb Eduard. His unmarried mother has two other children by...

Ukraine – Vladi and Oleksiy say THANK YOU

Ukraine – Vladi and Oleksiy say THANK YOU

"Star moments" in Ukraine - Brothers Vladislav and Oleksiy (14 and 15 years old), orphans from the Transcarpathian region, have been living with their elderly grandmother for several years. The mother died during a surgery when they were 5 and 6 years old. The...

Working with people with special needs in times of Corona

Working with people with special needs in times of Corona

In the day care center "House of Light" we first had to stop working with special need people on March 18, 2020 in order to comply with the state-imposed lockdown until May 15. Since then the "state of alarm" has been in effect. During that stage everyone has to wear...

New team member

New team member

Änni Peter has joined our team in March. Among other things, she will be in charge of our public relations in the future.„… I consider it a great privilege to be given such a meaningful task.. To work in a team of creative, committed, innovative and visionary people...

“Sewing Masks” – a complete success

“Sewing Masks” – a complete success

"Sewing masks" for the benefit of children in Romania was a complete success. Within a short time, a total of about 800 masks were sewn by German and Romanian supporters and friends. This resulted in a total donation of about 8000 € for the "House of Light" in...

Food packages against hunger

Food packages against hunger

The employees of the nehemia teams in Pakistan, Kenya, India, Thailand and the Ukraine are still committed to helping the needy in their environment with food packages. The corona-related exit restrictions have plunged many families of the children we care for and...

Surprise in the boot

Surprise in the boot

Our team from the Ukraine reports about a special kind of care. During the last delivery of relief supplies, a family with 9 children (mostly orphans) received a pair of boots. At the first fitting, they surprisingly found 2000 DM in them. The children first used the...

Water On!

Water On!

In recent years, the water supply in the Home of Blessing repeatedly reached its limits during the dry months. Because of the Corona crisis all girls went back to their home villages during the school holidays, the time was used to improve the drinking and process...

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

The appeal for donations for the "Corona Solidarity Fund" of the nehemia team has so far raised over 17.000 € (as of April 17th) for the most urgent needs. THANK YOU, from the bottom of our hearts. With this money the projects in Pakistan, India, Kenya and the Ukraine...

The nehemia team starts the “A2”-Initiative

The nehemia team starts the “A2”-Initiative

With the initiative "Active Participation" we would like to make a small contribution to overcoming the current challenges through Corona and ask you to be actively involved. "Active participation" is one of the basic values of our nehemia team. We want to fill this...